Chester A. Frohock, 90, of Newington, Conn. and Lincolnville, the loving husband of the late Doris (Arnold) Frohock, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at Avery Heights in Hartford, Conn.

Born in Hartford, Conn., to the late Wallace and May (Andrews) Frohock, Chester grew up in Hartford, Conn., graduated from Bulkeley High School and graduated from the University of Connecticut.

Chester served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II before becoming Chief Insurance Examiner for the State of Connecticut, retiring after 34 years. He was a 77-year member of Central Baptist Church in Hartford where he served on the Board of Trustees, the Board of Deacons and was the Assistant Treasurer. He was very involved in the Newington Senior and Disabled Center where he served as Treasurer and was named Volunteer of the Year in 1996.

Chester was a member of the Newington Volunteer Fire Department Company No. 3 for 25 years. He was named Firefighter of the Year in 1974 and was awarded the Lifetime Membership Award in appreciation of many years of unselfish, dedicated service in 1983. He was a loving and devoted father who enjoyed the time that he spent with his family at their vacation home in Lincolnville.

Chester leaves his son Richard Frohock and his wife Belinda of Newington, Conn.; his daughters, Susan Furness and her husband Peter of Newington, Conn., Sally Noonan and her husband John of Avon, Conn.; his grandchildren; Kristin Medvecky and her husband Trevor of Portland, Conn., Justin Otis of Newington Conn., Brianna and Alannah Noonan of Avon, Conn., Alyssa and Tyler Frohock of Newington, Conn.; his great grandsons Jaxon and Erik Medvecky; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his loving wife Doris, he was predeceased by his brother Wallace Frohock Jr., and his sister Rita Fable.

Chester’s funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m. at the Central Baptist Church, 457 Main Street, Hartford, Conn. He will be laid to rest in West Meadow Cemetery in Newington, Conn., immediately following the service.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 4-7 p.m. at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave. Newington, Conn.

Memorial donations in his name may be made to Newington Volunteer Fire Dept. Co. #3, 255 West Hill Road, Newington, CT 06111. To share a memory with his family, please visit us at newingtonmemorial.com.